Sep 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
the hungarian city of budapest. >> and there's lots more ahead, so stay with us. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm livia. here's this week's top story. >> it could be a key to cheaper energy, or an environmental plague. how you view fracking depends on how you weigh the pros and cons. scott drills into a controversy that could affect us all. >> this is not about the kind of gas used by most cars. it's about natural gas, also called "methane." it's a fuel used for everything from cooking food, to heating homes, to even generating electricity. natural gas comes from deep underground. it's trapped amid layers of shale rock. to release the gas, you have to break apart the rock. that process is called "fracking," and that's what the controversy is all about. >> ♪ water goes into the pipe ♪ the pipe into the ground ♪ the pressure creates fissures 7,000 feet down ♪ ♪ the cracks release the gas that powers your town ♪ >> that's from a video produced by propublica. they're a group looking into whether fracking is safe. according to those in favor of
Sep 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> that was what we expected by this set-up at medinah. >> everything about this week has been a ten. city of chicago has got behind it so amazingly well. the course is very fair with a strong, when you get to 12 through 18, it becomes way better and very interesting in match, the drivable 15th par 4. the captains have done a good week. the players have been very cordial to each other, but they're playing hard as can be. everything is just set up for a magnificent ryder cup and so far, it's been that way. >> and you see the crowds out here. this is what it looked like on tuesday. it has been absolutely amazing as the americans have two putts two win the hole over at the 5th. dottie. >> the advantage for the americans was established on bubba watson's tee shot, 66 yards. easily able to reach the green in two. a relatively slow putt uphill for bubba watson. for webb simpson, who miss ed hs putt at and is 2nd. >> so, a chance for bubba and webb to grab a 1-up lead after poulter and rose had the advantage. >> and the only european rookie who was such a standout in yesterday afternoon's four ba
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
... while bulgaria welcomes westernization, traditional ways persist. leaving the cities, we find a land steeped in history, from time-warp villages and donkey carts to fortified monasteries. [ children's choir singing ] high in the mountains 70 miles south of sofia, the rila monastery is the country's revered national treasure. it's a formidable fortress on the outside... a spiritual sanctuary on the inside. [ singing continues ] monasteries were built on remote and holy sights throughout bulgaria. dating from the 10th century, the rila monastery survives, but just barely. a handful of monks keep the flame alive. this 14th-century bell tower, the only part of the original monastery to survive a 19th-century fire, served as a final refuge during attacks. [ rhythmic clacking ] a drumming priest invites pilgrims, both orthodox and tourists, to the daily mass. through the country's medieval glory days, tsars made lavish gifts to rila, and for centuries, top artists made theircontributions. 19th-century frescoes show important portraits. here's saint ivan of rilski, who founded rila in 927..